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Message Board User Agreement

In summary, please do NOT use profanity; post messages with illegal, copyright protected, or abusive content; impersonate someone; bad-mouth any school or person; post or send anyone hate-message; or use this message board to advertise or conduct unwanted solicitation or illegal activities. BAPrivateSchools.com is not responsible for damages in any form resulting from the use of our Message Board. Users should be cautious when viewing messages as BAPrivateSchools.com does not monitor or check the accuracy of the information posted. The opinion and ideas expressed in the messages are solely those of the originating authors and do not necessary reflect those of BAPrivateSchools.com. We reserve the right to delete messages we deem inappropriate and ban users that violate the message board user agreement. Entering any page of the Message Board constitutes acceptance of the terms in the message board user agreement fully described below. Do not view or post messages if you do not agree to this agreement. Report violations to .

For those who prefer the lawyer's version:

The BAPrivateSchools.com Message Board ("Message Board") is provided by BAPrivateSchools.com ("BAPrivateSchools") to its users ("users", "user", "you") subject to the terms and conditions of this Message Board User agreement ("Agreement").   BAPrivateSchools reserves the right to alter the Agreement or cancel the Message Board at any time. Users who violate the terms of this Agreement may be subject to legal action. Entering any page of the Message Board constitutes acceptance of the terms of this Agreement. Please do not use the Message Board if you do not agree to abide by the following terms.

Message Board Regulations:

Users who post messages on the Message Board and users who view messages posted on the Message Board and/or email the authors of those messages through the Message Board are fully responsible and liable for all messages and emails posted via the Message Board. Listed below are some, though not all, violations which may result in legal action. Users agree not to post comments that do any of the following while using the Message Board:

bullet post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation to the Message Board;
bullet impersonate in the Message Board any person, including but not limited to, a BAPrivateSchools administrator, moderator or host;
bullet transmit via the Message Board any information, data, text, links or other materials ("Content") that may be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
bullet harass, threaten, embarrass or cause distress or discomfort upon any schools and/or Message Board users; and
bullet intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing the Message Board or in connection with the use of the Message Board in any manner.

Intellectual Property:

Users agree that they will not transmit any Content using the Message Board that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party. By submitting Content to the Message Board, user automatically grant -- or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted -- BAPrivateSchools the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such Content.

Content:

Users must evaluate, and bear the risk associated with, the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any Content posted. BAPrivateSchools shall not be responsible for any Content posted on the Message Board. BAPrivateSchools does not prescreen or monitor all Content as a matter of policy, but BAPrivateSchools shall have the right, but not the responsibility, to remove Content which is deemed in BAPrivateSchools' sole discretion inappropriate, harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement or any regulations BAPrivateSchools has in place at the time. BAPrivateSchools may elect at its sole discretion to monitor some, all, or no areas of the Message Board for adherence to this Agreement or BAPrivateSchools' regulations.

Disclaimer of Warranties:

Users expressly agree that use of the Message Board is at their own risk. BAPrivateSchools shall not be responsible to the users for any Content on the Message Board. BAPrivateSchools expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement.

BAPrivateSchools makes no warranty that the Message Board will meet users' requirements, or that the Message Board will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does BAPrivateSchools make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Message Board or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained via the Message Board. No information or advice, whether written or oral, obtained by the user from the Message Board shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.

Users understand and agree that any Content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Message Board is done at the users' own discretion and risk and that the users are solely responsible for any damages to the users or their computer system that resulted in the download or viewing of such Content via the Message Board.

Limitation of Liability:

To the full extent permissible under the applicable law, BAPrivateSchools shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Message Board or for any messages posted herein by their originating authors or for cost of  procurement of substitute goods and services or resulting from any services purchased or obtained as a result of the information provided via the Message Board or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of profits, use, data, or other intangible properties, even if BAPrivateSchools has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Privacy Statement:

It is BAPrivateSchools' policy to take reasonable measures to protect the privacy and personal information of the Message Board users. In doing so, however, BAPrivateSchools will (i) adhere to the edicts of the law and comply with legal process served on BAPrivateSchools; (ii) protect and defend the rights and/or property of BAPrivateSchools or enforce or further the application or intent of the terms of this Agreement; and/or (iii) act to protect the personal safety of the Message Board users or the public.

Termination:

This agreement shall be considered perpetual in nature, and shall continue as long as BAPrivateSchools continues to operate, or until such time as BAPrivateSchools revises this Agreement. In addition to all other remedies available at law or in equity, BAPrivateSchools shall have the right to discontinue providing users with access to the Message Board should said users violate this Agreement for any reason.

Report Violation:

If you witness a message in the Message Board that violates this Agreement, please send a copy of the message to . BAPrivateSchools does not guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your email. Please refer to this Agreement from time to time for any updates BAPrivateSchools may make to this Agreement.

 

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